Pure and Applied Chemistry

Chair of Department


Dr. Francis Orata

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Pure and Applied Chemistry Dept

I am pleased to welcome you to the website for the Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST). In our Department, we welcome you to partner with us, to support us, to study with us, or any other interest you may wish to get involved in, at MMUST. We offer both undergraduate and postgraduate programs; Consultancy services, and Research activities in the fields of Environmental, Analytical, Inorganic, Organic, Synthetic, Physical and Industrial chemistry. I welcome you all.

I trust that you will find what you are looking for during your visit, but if you do not, please feel free to contact us. We will be pleased to assist you with any questions you may have.

Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry is one of the departments in Faculty of Science (FS). The main office of the Department is located in the new Science complex (SPD), opposite the office of the Dean, faculty of Science and next to the department of Biological sciences. Research and teaching laboratories are located in the ground floor of SPD and Laboratory block B LBB.
The Department currently offers a unique four-year Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) degree Programme. The Department also offers Master of Science (Chemistry) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). The students taking MSc and PhD programs may specialize in any of the following areas of study: Organic, Inorganic, Physical, Environmental and Analytical chemistry. It also offers courses supporting programs in faculty of Education and Social Sciences, School of Agriculture and Veterinary Technology, Faculty of Engineering and School of Health Sciences.

Dr. Francis Orata Omoto

Chair of Department

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Masinde Muliro University of Science & Technology,

P.O. Box, 190-50100, Kakamega, Kenya

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